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The sifter dumped flotsam—bricks, wiring, barbecue grills, bicycle wheels—in piles to be shipped to landfills upstate.Superstorm Who? Sandy’s Hard-Hit Beach Towns Reopen for Business|Eliza Shapiro, Josh Dzieza|May 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To remove any foreign material from the flour and at the same time make it light, a flour sifter is required.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
"A miner's a man who digs gold up and washes it in a cinder-sifter," explained Stanley.
"Dig up some sand, pard, and fling it into the cinder-sifter while I write out the caution in blue pencil," said Stanley.
In this formula the possible boy or girl is coaxed out by the promise of a bow or a meal-sifter to the one who can get it first.
Among the Cherokees it is common, in asking about the sex of a new arrival, to inquire, Is it a bow or a sifter?